The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 52 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 46 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.99% 1.19% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 1.52% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 7
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
923 791 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.05% 78.63% 74.25%
Number of salaries quoted 769 722 669
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +15 33 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Luton +9 13 £47,500 -13.63%
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (60.00%) Scrum
3 38 (54.29%) Project Management
4 37 (52.86%) DSDM
4 37 (52.86%) BPMN
5 36 (51.43%) Use Case
6 35 (50.00%) Business Analysis
6 35 (50.00%) UML
7 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
8 29 (41.43%) Kanban
9 26 (37.14%) Degree
10 21 (30.00%) ISEB
10 21 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (30.00%) CBAP
11 14 (20.00%) Product Management
12 13 (18.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (17.14%) Performance Management
13 12 (17.14%) Marketing
13 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
14 11 (15.71%) Data Modelling
15 10 (14.29%) .NET
16 9 (12.86%) Client/Server
16 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
16 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
17 8 (11.43%) Social Media
17 8 (11.43%) Content Management
18 7 (10.00%) CMS
18 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
18 7 (10.00%) Adobe
18 7 (10.00%) jQuery

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.29%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.29%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.43%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (17.14%) Marketing
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (87.14%) Business Analyst
1 61 (87.14%) Analyst
2 18 (25.71%) Agile Business Analyst
3 14 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) Developer
5 3 (4.29%) Lead Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 3 (4.29%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (4.29%) Lead Technical Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
5 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
5 3 (4.29%) Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (2.86%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (1.43%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) jQuery
3 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.29%) Ajax
4 3 (4.29%) CSS
4 3 (4.29%) HTML
4 3 (4.29%) HTML5
4 3 (4.29%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (4.29%) WPF
5 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Client/Server
1 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.43%) Social Media
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Tandem
3 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (60.00%) Scrum
3 38 (54.29%) Project Management
4 37 (52.86%) DSDM
4 37 (52.86%) BPMN
5 36 (51.43%) Use Case
6 35 (50.00%) Business Analysis
6 35 (50.00%) UML
7 29 (41.43%) Kanban
8 14 (20.00%) Product Management
9 13 (18.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (17.14%) Performance Management
11 11 (15.71%) Data Modelling
12 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (11.43%) Content Management
14 4 (5.71%) PRINCE
15 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
15 3 (4.29%) GAP Analysis
15 3 (4.29%) System Testing
16 2 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.71%) C#
3 3 (4.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) Degree
2 21 (30.00%) ISEB
2 21 (30.00%) CBAP
3 4 (5.71%) PMP
3 4 (5.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Adobe
3 4 (5.71%) Capita
4 1 (1.43%) Apple
4 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
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